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. and a conservative america. there is the united states of america. >> obama gave the speech, the keynote, 2004, four years later, he's president. does this lie ahead for julian castro? >> he lived in illinois. i live in texas. it's one of the reddest states in the whole nation. >> reporter: there are ghosts in this convention center for anyone delivering the keynote. ghosts of surgery,ful and unsuccessful keynotes gone by. >> my fellow democrats. >> reporter: in 1988, the keynote by bill clinton at the dnc was widely jeered and almost derailed his career. and yet, four years later, clinton was elected president. but there are plenty of speakers no one remembers. julian castro feels the pressure. why did obama pick you? >> i think that he and i see eye to eye on a lot of issues. i also think it's another signifier of the significance of h himself pan hispanics. >> reporter: his mother immigrated to the country, his brother joaquin is now running for congress. he's expected to win. tonight, he introduced julian. >> ours is a nation like no other. a place where great journeys can be made in a single ge
is on track to be the worst year ever for west nile in the united states. they say that the disease is starting to hit its peak. symptoms kind of look like the flu. so far 87 people have died from the disease but they say it's rarely this deadly. >> the parade of politicians continued today at the dnc. >> last night the governor had a spot and today our senior senator spoke. she focused on the women of the senate. she said when women are politics family issues rule things like child care. she said the president is fighting for the same causes. >> we the women of the senate with the president byour side we are going to keep fighting. our shoulders squared our lip stick on because you deserve equal pay for your hard work. >> 26 years ago she was the first democratic woman elected in the senate. she spent some time behind the podium encouraging younger generations of women to join public service. >> it wasn't her that everybody will be talking about tomorrow morning. it's bill clinton. >> that's right. as expected his speech tonight was hit with the crowd. >> reporter: bill clint
accept your nomination for president of the united states. [ cheers and applause ] >> reporter: still, you couldn't help but think what a difference four years have made. he's so much grayer now, the toll the presidency takes, that youthful aura that still clung to barack obama in 2008, has been burned away by the searing pressures of power. so he spoke tonight as a man of hard and sometimes bitter experience, of survival. >> i recognize that times have changed since i first spoke to this convention. times have changed and so have i. i'm no longer just a candidate. i'm the president. [ cheers and applause ] >> reporter: this was a political party that will need every once of effort to re-elect president obama. that's why you saw former congresswoman gabby giffords unite this hall in tears and cheers as she recite the pledge of allegiance. >> reporter: and that's why vice president joe biden went all out too. we can now proudly say what you've heard me say the last six months. osama bin laden is dead and general motors is alive. [ cheers and applause ] >> reporter: the president did so
and democrats loved this moment. the 42nd president of the united states seized his prime time slot, burning joe biden into tomorrow, so that he, the man from hope, the comeback kid, bubba, whatever, he would be the one to formally nominate barack obama as the 44th president. >> i want barack obama to be the next president of the united states. and i proudly nominate him to be the standard-bearer of the democratic party. >> reporter: clinton held the delegates spellbound with that rare gift of his, speechmaking that is explanatory, down to earth and partisan. all at once. >> since 1961, our private economy has produced 66 million private sector jobs. so, what's the job score? republicans, 24 million. democrats, 42. >> reporter: praising what he sees as obama's willingness to work with his opponents, clinton demonstrated that light, deft touch that seeps lost in these times. >> president obama appointed several members of his cabinet even though they supported hillary in the primary. heck, he even appointed hillary. >> reporter: he made that argument by taking us all back to the future, recalling
jobs again. >> it's shocking that a candidate that the president of the united states would go behind closed doors and declare to wealthy donors that half of the american voters view themselves as victims. president obama had his own moment caught on tape in a private fund racer, whezor, whe said some cling to their guns in religion. four years later romney explains his own words after the campaign gave them no bounds and the president leading many in the key battleground states. >> as for the person who took that video. he does not work for the obama campaign or democratic party. tonight governor romney stood by the 47% argument. saying people that get help from the government might not like his plan for less government, when he talked about sliver of independent voter, he talked about the ones who voted for president obama before. he actually said many of them love the phrase that he's over his head in talking about president obama. the question is, will they love hearing that phrase said behind closed doors now? >> thanks so much for that report. david will have more tomorrow morni
in the united states and released on youtube. innocence of muslims it's called. predicts prophet muhammad as a pedophile and womanizer. among that is this guy. pastor terry jones. remember him? for a few tense days two years ago jones banked in a dangerous international controversy he ignited by declaring he would burn a koran. christians would ask what would jesus do. do you think jesus christ would say pastor go burn that holy book? >> absolutely. >> jesus christ would say that? >> absolutely? >> reporter: back then he was disuaded from doing, and he did it anyway and ten people were killed by a rioting mob in afghanistan. >> no matter what that church does if you retaliate we retaliate. i think we should send a message to them. we heed to send a message to radical islam. >> reporter: now jones is promoting this movie as a way to unsalt muslims. he didn't make it. but who did? several actors were dubed that the script they shot contained no hunt of anti-muslim bigotry. the main character was george. and the lines were dubbed after the shoot. >> we were supposed to be playing a film of h
the united states. the only time i've ever had a break is when i was on maternity leave. i have retired from doing this one thing that i loved. now, i'm going to be able to have the time to explore something different. it's like another chapter. >> announcer: "nightline" continues from new york city with terry moran. >> in the health conscious supersize me era, it's common knowledge that fast food can be bad for your health and your waistline, but today, bad news for those who believe ka lotter ignorance is bliss, as mcdonald's announces that calorie counts are going to be posted on their menus nationwide. so, abc's dan harris decided to hit the golden arches and see how a little menu math might change the way americans chow down. >> reporter: americans spend $100 billion a year on fast food. we consume three burgers a week on average. so, will we start making healthier choices once mcdonald's starts posting how many calories are in its meals, as they've just announced they will do beginning next week? this put us in the mood to do an experiment. step one, i'm going to go in this mcdonald's
drinking merlot and i look across the table and here's the president of the united states drinking iced tea and chomping on nicorette. >> did you offer him a cigarette? >> oh, i did not. i did not. nor did he ask for one. >> reporter: president obama spoke to woodward in the oval office. >> by that time i quit smoking, but, you know, i was making sure he had an ashtray, you know, you know he'd be having a sip of wine and we could have a good conversation and i permanently think he genuinely wanted to get something done, so i'm feeling fairly optimistic. >> reporter: woodward calls it the merlot and nicorette meetings and initially the two sides inched toward each other and a place they'd never gone before entitlement cuts plus tax increases, but then a single phone call will sink it all. the president says he simply called with the possibility of getting even more taxes. even now the two men disagree on what they heard each other say. >> i want to be very emphatic here. at no point did i say, john, take it or leave it what i said to him was, you have to tell me how many votes do you plan to
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